La pluie et le beau temps

Uploaded on Sunday 13 November 2011


Normandy accounts for 40% of the world production of flax, with China as the only purchaser. The film shows the processing and trade of the raw material, giving a concrete example of market rules and globalized economy. Thanks to the long-distance collaboration between the director and filmmaker Wen Hai, the French scenario alternates with the Chinese one: two apparently distant worlds are actually united by the same worries and by the same hopes.

Official Selection – Feature-length Documentary Competition


Language: French

Length: 74'

Country: France